Research and Statistics
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® provides the latest real estate research and statistics that affect the industry. Get the stats and stay informed.
Latest Research Reports
Pending Home Sales
NAR Statistical News Release Schedule
All releases at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
September 26: August Pending Home Sales Index
October 22: September Existing-Home Sales
October 29: September Pending Home Sales Index
November 7: 3rd Qtr. Metro Home Prices
November 21: October Existing-Home Sales
November 27: October Pending Home Sales Index
December 19: November Existing-Home Sales
December 30: November Pending Home Sales Index
In the third quarter of 2019, 63% of people believe that now is a good time to buy a home, which is down slightly from the previous quarter.
Forty-eight percent of renters compared to 73% of owners think now is a good time to buy.
August 2019 brought 5.49 million in sales, a median sales price of $278,200, and 4.1 months of inventory. The median sales price is up 2.6% year over year, and inventory is down 0.2 months from August 2018.